Getty Images A dispatch from the Dodd-Frank wars in our nation's capital: Big banks seeking to roll back financial reform have returned to lawmakers' good graces -- not just Republicans, who opposed the regulatory bill in the first place,...Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, the Democratic National Committee sent out an official email accusing Republicans of "making up so-called scandals," doctoring...
The National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council has warned Congress immigration reform will cause a surge of illegal immigration. Read more...
They’ve been given an inch – can they take a mile? The national controversy involving revelations that the IRS has subjected conservative groups to extra scrutiny in their applications for tax-exempt status has evolved into a fill-in-the-blanks scandal for Repu …
In a fundraising email sent Friday, Democratic National Committee spokesman Brad Woodhouse accused Republicans of "making up so-called 'scandals' out of thin air," and asked supporters to "Tell President Obama you've got his back." Woodhouse wrote: Getting in President Obama's way has been the top priority for Republicans in Congress since day one. Show More Summary
CONCORD, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Seeking to raise money for the New Hampshire Republican Party, state chairwoman Jennifer Horn recently called the party's national boss, Reince Priebus, with a question: Could he get Rand Paul to visit?
Chait profiles Josh Barro: The brief arc of Barro’s young career—at National Review, then Forbes, and now Bloomberg View—displays a man losing all patience with the Republican Party. Over time, Barro’s writing has fitfully evolved from muted, oblique criticism to polite, persistent criticism to, finally, firm opposition. Show More Summary
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the nation's second highest federal bench, has 11 seats. For the last five years, four of those seats have been vacant, which has not only put a strain on the court, but left Republican appointees as the clear majority, pushing the bench to the …
(CNN) - It's take two for Tom Tancredo. After making a bid for Colorado governor as a third party candidate in 2010, the former GOP congressman known nationally for his outspoken and hardline stance on illegal immigration, Thursday announced he's running for governor again, in 2014, but this time as a Republican. "I announced 5 […]
I hate to use this analogy.When you "know your child" you understand the "base-line" character, personality and reactions when you see a period of behavior that varies from this base-line - it is your duty as an interested parent toShow More Summary
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus grew a bit testy during his Morning Joe appearance on Thursday as the other guests — John Heilemann in particular — challenged his assertions regarding the IRS scandal. Right from the start, Heilemann objected to Priebus inferring guilt from IRS official Lois Lerner's using her Fifth Amendment right.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee members approved the nominations of the White House’s five picks to run the National Labor Relations Board. Several Republicans objected to two of the nominees, though, indicating they will face trouble in the full Senate. Show More Summary
While A TORNADO OR OTHER NATURAL EVENT Will Bring Out The BIGOTS That Had Been Lurking In The Wooden Frame Of Our National Discourse - You Will Only Hear About A Select Few Termites Depending On The Biases Of The Chum Distributor The...Show More Summary
During the Tea Party’s uprising of 2009, E.W. Jackson, the controversial Republican candidate for Virginia Lieutenant Governor, founded a socially conservative organization named Staying True To America’s National Destiny (STAND). Though the website has since been heavily scrubbed, a cached version from October 9, 2009 shows that Jackson’s group initially spelled out its “Top 7 [...]
Former Democratic National Committee spokesperson and future MSNBC weekend host, Karen Finney, scolded a reporter on MSNBC’s Now who suggested that the White House may have overestimated how effective claiming that Republicans investigating a series of scandals were on a witch-hunt would be. Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee Wednesday formally requested a series of documents related to the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. The request, filed under the federal Freedom of Information Act, seeks a host of data, including "any and all...
After dropping the last two presidential elections and the last three US Senate races, Virginia Republicans had good reason for optimism heading into this fall's elections: Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chair...Show More Summary
THE NATIONAL Journal’s Charlie Cook calls it “blind rage.” Turn on right wing radio any time to hear it. Read the comments of the perpetual Obama haters. Red-faced Republicans, circling and preparing to pounce on a second-term Democratic president they loathe, do not respect, and certainly do not fear. Sound familiar? Perhaps reminiscent of Bill [...]Show More Summary
Former Democratic National committee chairman Howard Dean considers the controversy over Benghazi a “joke” and “silly.” “Benghazi is a laughable joke,” Dean proclaimed twice in a discussion with Republican National Committee communications...Show More Summary
There has been much national coverage of how Senator Tom Apodaca has been shilling for car dealers to stifle competition in the automobile business. In case you missed it, this story epitomizes the corrupt influence of business interests...Show More Summary